24 Year Old Appointed Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Principal Cellist

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The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra has today announced 24 year old French cellist Leonard Frey-Maibach as their new Principal Cellist.

A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire, where he studied with Roland Pidoux, Leonard has served for the past two seasons in the orchestra's Associate-Principal chair.

The announcement comes just months after it was announced that 21 year old American cellist Austin Huntington had been appointed Principal Cellist of the Indianapolis Symphony.